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SA Close Corporations is always on the lookout for literature that will genuinely benefit those setting up and running their own South African business. Knowledge is power, but time is limited. We carefully select those books that you can invest your valuable time in to help you reach your business goals. You will order these books through, South Africa's number one online literature retailer.

Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids about Money--That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Robert Kiyosaki reveals how he developed his unique economic perspective from his two fathers: his real father, who was highly educated but fiscally poor; and the father of his best friend - an eighth-grade drop-out who became a self-made multi-millionaire.

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Starting your own business in South Africa (10 Revised Edition)

This updated edition of 'Starting your own Business in South Africa' provides a step-by-step guide for the layperson planning to set up a professionally-run small business. It comprehensively covers planning and research, writing up a business plan, setting up the business, the law, tax and other red tape, and management.

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Run your own business and make lots of money

South Africa offers plenty of opportunities to start your own business, but few people take up the challenge. Many people are scared to take the plunge because they fear the risks involved in going on their own, without the assurance of a regular monthly salary.

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Winning: The Ultimate Business How-To Book

A business how-to guide by the icon of American business and one of the world's most revered and respected leaders, Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric.

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Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom

Why do some people work less, earn more, pay less tax and feel more financially secure? Simply because they know which quadrant to work from and when. Many of the brightest graduates want to work for dropouts like Ted Turner and Bill Gates - why? Material comfort is no longer assured by a professional qualification. This book will help you find your own way to financial freedom.
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Rich Dad's Before You Quit Your Job: 10 Real-Life Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know about Building a Multimillion-Dollar Business

The tenth book in the series provides firsthand accounts of the author's startup companies, what he learned from his successes and failures, and other topics a reader needs to know in order to start a company and quickly develop it.
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity

Is your workload overwhelming? This volume aims to teach you how to keep a clear head, relax and organize your thoughts while implementing the organizational methods taught in the book, which include planning and progressing projects, reassessing goals, and overcoming feelings of anxiety.
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The Google Story

Based on research and access to the founders of Google, an innovation since the creation of the internet, this book takes you inside the creation and growth of a company that has transformed how we access information. Readers learn about the amazing network of thousands of computers that store over four billion web documents.
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Sales Dogs: You Do Not Have to Be an Attack Dog to Be Successful in Sales

With information on a range of sales topics - from dealing with "big dogs" to protecting one's territory - this book aims to provide a fun new way of looking at the sales game. By knowing the five basic "breeds" of people, readers should have the insight to improve their business and selling savvy.
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"It is the foremost task - and responsibility - of our generation to re-imagine our enterprises and institutions, public and private" - Tom Peters, the author
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Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life

Cheese is a metaphor for what you want in life - be it a good job, a loving relationship, money or possessions. And the maze is where you look for what you want - your organization, family or community. This book shows how to anticipate change, adapt quickly, enjoy change, and be ready for more.

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Loop-Holes of the Rich: How the Rich Legally Make More Money & Pay Less Tax

In easy-to-follow and straightforward language, this guide teaches business owners how to pay only those taxes which are due to the government - and save the rest. By learning the rules that the wealthy play by, business owners can take advantage of legal tax deductions to cut their annual tax payments.

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Buying and Selling a Business: All you want to know without the jargon

"Buying and Selling a Business" is a compact source of expert and easy-to-follow advice for prospective buyers and sellers of small businesses. Filled with practical information and suggestions, it provides the necessary know-how, assistance and guidance for entrepreneurs contemplating going it alone.

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Rich Dad's Retire Young, Retire Rich: How to Get Rich Quickly and Stay Rich Forever!

Financial guru Robert Kiyosaki provides practical insight on how to put together a financial plan which promises not only to make you prosperous but to allow you to map out the freedom to choose your own retirement age. The book is built on Kiyosaki's personal experiences - he retired at 49.

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Rich Dad's Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest in That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Rich people have a different mindset about money. They don't work for other people. They control their money more intensely by starting businesses and buying real estate, and then managing their assets with tried-and-true business principles. More than a how-to manual, this program lays out the life and money decisions all individuals make, consciously or not, and provides just enough supporting details to make the issues crystal clear and provocative. Watch out if you have any ambition because these possibilities could change your life direction. Buy now

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy

Reveals that the accumulation of wealth in the United States is most often done through hard work, diligent savings, and living a frugal lifestyle.

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Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth

Captures the missing link as to why some people create financial success while others do not.

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Entrepreneur Magazine's Startup Series

Each book in Entrepreneur Magazine's Startup Series provides all the tools an enterprising individual needs to start, run and grow today's most profitable businesses. Each book in the series focuses on a different hot business idea and provides step-by-step instructions for guidance through every state. The reader learns how to handle everything - conducting market research, choosing a location, financing, buying equipment, finding customers, hiring employees and much more. Each book contains cost-cutting ideas, common mistakes to avoid, tips for smart operations and lists of helpful resources. Also included are useful sample forms, plus checklists and worksheets that will guide the reader through every aspect of the startup process.

Start Your Own Personal Training Business

Personal trainers are not just for athletes and the rich and famous anymore. More and more regular people are realising they need help to get back into shape and are willing to pay the price - creating a boom in the fitness industry. A skilled personal trainer with sound credentials and strong interpersonal skills can easily earn a fortune. This book is for anyone who wants to cash in on this phenomenon, whether by starting a part-time personal training business, a full-time solo operations, or a substantial company with a full stable of trainers and an exercise studio.Buy now

Start Your Own Herb and Herbal Products Business

There is a huge demand for herbs and herbal products today. Cooks use herbs to enhance the flavours of their meals; herbal teas, candles, potpourri and both and beauty products are more popular than ever. Small businesses can cash in on this lucrative opportunity by selling fresh-cut herbs to restaurants and markets; by operating a display garden, retail shops or tea room; or by making herbal products from wreaths to herb vineyards and selling them at arts and crafts fairs. Whether they have a tiny rooftop garden or their own farm and greenhouse, this guide shows hopeful green thumbs not only how to grow herbs, but also how to develop a wide range of herbal products to sell. Buy now

Start Your Own Personal Concierge Business 

This book explains how to target business and individual clients, where to find the most lucrative accounts, how to market your services, and other steps to success in this low-cost, high-profit business. Buy now

Start Your Own Mail Order Business

Shows entrepreneurs how to enter the mail-order field, including tips on choosing the right products, setting pricing policies, and estimating start-up costs. Buy now

Start Your Own Business Support Service  Buy now

Start Your Own Vending Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Car Wash  Buy now

Start Your Own Staffing Service  Buy now

Start Your Own Bed & Breakfast  Buy now

Start Your Own Successful Retail Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Coin-Operated Laundry  Buy now

Start Your Own Clothing Store  Buy now

Start Your Own Executive Recruiting Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Senior Services Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Seminar Production Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Child-Care Service  Buy now

Start Your Own Self-Publishing Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Wholesale Distribution Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Hair Salon and Day Spa  Buy now

Start Your Own Restaurant and Five Other Food Businesses  Buy now

Start Your Own E-Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Import/Export Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Gift Basket Service  Buy now

Start Your Own Lawn Care Business  Buy now

Start Your Own Cleaning Service  Buy now

Start Your Own Florist Shop and Other Floral Businesses  Buy now

Start Your Own Specialty Travel & Tour Business  Buy now


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